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The world’s first electric, autonomous ferry is being tested in Norway in the hope it will end the need for expensive bridges over rivers and canals.
A new smart desk incorporates seamless technology and optimized business tools to enable workers be more productive.
A Colombian innovation lets rural users without an Internet connection search Google through their landlines.
A sustainable housing development in the Netherlands uses a new smart street lighting system that works on a wavelength that is comfortable for a rare species of bats.
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A new elevator concept uses magnets and a rollercoaster-style rail design to enable greater degrees of freedom for transporting people, and more, around skyscrapers and across cities.
Using IoT technology, a connected parking platform alerts drivers to available parking spaces in their area helping to decrease future emission levels in cities.
A UK smart home startup has launched a new intercom that allows users in any location to open property doors without keys.
Researchers in China have developed solar panels with an integrated electrode that can also harvest energy from the power of falling rain.
Modular, connected pavement slabs link emergency services, self-driving vehicles and traffic data for efficient, smart transport.
San Francisco is introducing new public toilets with modular pods that can be used as information kiosks and also recycle water.
Citizens in the United States may nominate their town for a pothole repair grant from one of the world’s most recognized pizza companies.
A startup has created an energy re-routing plug to give hospitals in developing countries access to critical devices during power outages.
Australian company is developing a suite of AR features to change the way fans engage with sport, from gamifying the in-stadium experience to AR stats in the living room and even city wide.
Artificial intelligence insurance company uses shape-changing blocks to make its work tangible.
Micro mirrors can be applied to regular window glass to direct winter light into the far corners of a room and block heat in the summer.
An electrical vehicle startup has released a concept design for a SUV that uses smart technology, including facial recognition and hand gesture controls.
An IoT system reacts to human habits enabling a home to cater to the owner’s needs without their manual input.
One of China’s leading private healthcare providers launched an app for patients who want to book a home visit with a nurse.
A Japanese media startup runs its newsroom with robots instead of reporters.